冥 means 'dark'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 2524   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-47    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 37 words   Used in 20 names   Component in 10 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   メイ   ミョウ
Kun    くら dark
⿳   cover; covered   sun; day   six  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 冥 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 冥 is used 37 times, read 3 ways.
メイ : 25 words FIND ALL
happiness in the next world
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ミョウ : 10 words FIND ALL
providence; luck; favor; favour; advantage
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くら : 2 words FIND ALL
Hades; underworld; realm of the dead; other world
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2117  Key to Kanji:

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メイ   ミョウ    dark   
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cover; covered   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ロク   むっ six   む    むい    む    
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